Let’s Dance, Savannah! Slated for July 24

By | July 14, 2010

It’s time for Coastal Empire residents to get up and get moving during “Let’s Dance, Savannah!” The third annual event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Savannah Mall’s Center Court. The day of free dance demonstrations and classes is being offered to encourage dancing as a legitimate form of exercise and to teach people about the … Continue reading “Let’s Dance, Savannah! Slated for July 24”

Skillful Musicians

By | July 14, 2010

Energetic, excited, and attentive young people’s responses warmed hearts of the supportive audience. The BRAVO music campers were attendees at the organ performance of Mr. Luther Washington, II, Thursday, July 8, 2010, at Butler Presbyterian Church. Mr. Washington, Guest Choir Director, is a gifted musician as a conductor, organist/accompanist, and instructor. He has completed graduate studies at Georgia State University … Continue reading “Skillful Musicians”

Film on Nova Scotia’s Basket Making Tradition to Premier July 15th

By | July 14, 2010

A documentary film exploring African traditions in the fine art of basket weaving in Nova Scotia, Canada will have its first U.S. showing in Savannah on July 15, 2010. Featured in the documentary “From These Roots: Taking Up the Basket” is Afro-Canadian Clara Gough who will journey to Savannah to participate on the program. The opening program featuring the documentary … Continue reading “Film on Nova Scotia’s Basket Making Tradition to Premier July 15th”

Delta Sigma Theta Announces Little Miss Jabberwock and Miss Jabberwock 2010

By | July 14, 2010

Seven beautiful young ladies graced the stage of the Savannah Civic Center Johnny Mercy Theater on May 14, 2010 at Delta Sigma Theta’s Jabberwock. Five of these young ladies were vying for the title of Little Miss Jabberwock, and two young ladies were in competition for the title of Miss Jabberwock 2010. Amaya Williams, a fifth grade student at Marshpoint … Continue reading “Delta Sigma Theta Announces Little Miss Jabberwock and Miss Jabberwock 2010”

Savannah State Impacts Local Economy by $136 Million

By | July 14, 2010

Savannah State University (SSU) continues to be a major economic engine in the state, pumping $136 million into the Savannah metropolitan economy during Fiscal Year 2009, according to a study conducted by the Selig Center for Economic Growth in the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. In addition to the $136 million in total economic impact generated by Savannah … Continue reading “Savannah State Impacts Local Economy by $136 Million”

St. James A. M. E. Church Observes 110th Anniversary of Ushers

By | July 14, 2010

Rev. Rosalind Kent, Pastor of Historic St. James A. M. E. Church has announced The Senior Usher Board of the Church will observe their 110th Anniversary. The observance will be held on Sunday July 18th, 2010 at the 11:00 AM worship service. This usher board was organized on July 15th, 1900, by Rev. A. L. Sampson, the pastor of St. … Continue reading “St. James A. M. E. Church Observes 110th Anniversary of Ushers”

19th Consortium of Doctors Conference to Induct a Parade of Stars at the Bouquet of Doctors Banquet

By | July 14, 2010

A bevy of distinguished women, dedicated to scholarship, professionalism, and public service will converge upon the city of Savannah July 22nd -25th to explore issues affecting the African- American community, families, youth, and core values against the landscape of economic and political challenges that fill the headlines every day. Among the group will be seven outstanding Honorees from across the … Continue reading “19th Consortium of Doctors Conference to Induct a Parade of Stars at the Bouquet of Doctors Banquet”

Labor Commissioner Candidate Darryl A. Hicks Declares War on Unemployment

By | July 14, 2010

In April 2010, unemployment rates in Chatham County were 8.4 percent. This was more than double the jobless rate in the area just three years ago in April 2007, when it was 3.5 percent. As a response to the unemployment picture in Savannah and throughout Georgia, Darryl A. Hicks, a candidate for Commissioner of Labor in the July 20, 2010 … Continue reading “Labor Commissioner Candidate Darryl A. Hicks Declares War on Unemployment”

Bradley to Retire From D.A.’s Office

By | July 14, 2010

The Office of Eastern Judicial Circuit/Chatham County District Attorney Larry Chisolm announced that Helen Bradley, Director of Victim-Witness Assistance Program (VWAP) is retiring effective July 30, 2010 Helen also served as an advocate for two-years before rising quickly to the role of director in 1986. She has remained only the second director for more than the last couple of decades. … Continue reading “Bradley to Retire From D.A.’s Office”

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Awards Scholarships

By | July 14, 2010

The Brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, Mu Phi Chapter, recently held their 2010 Scholarship Celebration Program. The event was held on June 27 at the Hampton Inn & Suites Savannah Midtown where 9 local high school students were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship and one a $2,000 scholarship. This years recipients exemplified outstanding academic achievements along with numerous … Continue reading “Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Awards Scholarships”